kale

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kale

 (kāl)
n.
1. A plant (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) in the mustard family, having dark green, spreading, usually crinkled leaves that are eaten as a vegetable. Also called borecole, cole, colewort.
2. Slang Money.

[Middle English col, kal; see cole.]

kale

(keɪl) or

kail

n
1. (Plants) a cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea acephala, with crinkled leaves: used as a potherb. See also collard
2. Scot a cabbage
3. slang US money
Compare (for senses 1, 2): sea kale
[Old English cāl; see cole]

kale

(keɪl)
n
dialect Northern English a queue

kale

(keɪl)

n.
1. a cabbagelike cultivated plant, Brassica oleracea acephala, of the mustard family, having wrinkled leaves used as a vegetable.
2. Slang. money.
[1250–1300; Middle English cale, northern variant of cole]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kale - informal terms for moneykale - informal terms for money    
money - the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender; "we tried to collect the money he owed us"
2.kale - a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a headkale - a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
collard - variety of kale having smooth leaves
3.kale - coarse curly-leafed cabbage
cabbage, chou - any of various types of cabbage
collard greens, collards - kale that has smooth leaves
Translations
kapusta
grønkål
grænkál
grønnkål
jarmuż
kel
grönkål

kale

[keɪl] N (Bot) → col f rizada

kale

[ˈkeɪl] nchou m frisé

kale

, kail
nGrünkohl m

kale

[keɪl] ncavolo verde
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